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Eric Katz

Eric Katz

Senior Correspondent

Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Workforce

Dozens of Lawmakers to Ask DOJ to Reverse Course on Immigration Judge Union Decertification

The judges have filed an unfair labor practice over the Justice Department's efforts to strip them of their collective bargaining rights.

Workforce

'The Worst Period of My Life': Career Fed Reflects on Being Caught Between Congressional and Agency Demands

"I don't envy them," former official says of current employees in the middle of the Trump administration's standoff with Congress.

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Management

Trump’s Undermining of Federal Scientists Signals Need for Systemic Overhaul, Bipartisan Group Says

Career federal scientists are increasingly prohibited from doing their jobs freely, report finds, imperiling U.S. democracy.

Pay & Benefits

Warren Promises to Pay Federal Employees During Shutdowns If She Becomes President

Democratic candidate's plan also calls for reversing President Trump’s executive orders "attacking" the federal workforce.

Management

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Is the Federal Government's Least Popular Agency

Survey also finds a slightly higher percentage of Americans prefer a smaller government with fewer services than a big government.

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Management

Senate Sends Trump Seven-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

The president is expected to sign the stopgap measure and avoid an appropriations lapse, but a funding fight still looms.